Minimally Invasive Treatment of Prostate Cancer

25 Oct

What to do when a screening by PSA turns to be positive is a current dilemma in primary practice. Thanks to new technologies alternatives to radical prostatectomy exist: Focal cryotherapy also called Focal cryoablation.

These technique, coming from the USA, is beginning to be available in France.

I retrieved three  articles you can read about it:

2006 article

2008 article

2010 article

This technique seems to have a 80 percent rate of return to potency (vs 35 percent for surgery) according to the authors of one of the study.

Dr. Herb Riemenschneider of Riverside Urology in Columbus, Ohio, tell us more in this video.

 

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